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Always updating

Feb 18, 2023

So what’s the deal with all these pointless updates? There are some applications that automatically install updates almost every day (looking at you, Discord). Worst of all, these updates require you to reboot your PC or Mac to install them (looking at you, nextcloud). I mean, what year is it? 1998?

I get it, some applications need to integrate with the Finder or Explorer, or do something to your audio driver, but even Nvidia can manage to update your graphics card drivers without a reboot! Remember what an adventure updating drivers was in 1998?

So please, come on. I just want to use my computer to work on it and not have to update it every time I boot it up.